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Local firefighters are stationed at the intersection near McDonalds and Walmart today,  as part of the Fill the Boot campaign. 

Former 118th District Judge Robert Moore has won the position of Big Spring mayor over incumbent Shannon Thomason, receiving 1,452 votes to Thomason's 348, 79.87 percent to 19.14 percent. The two were the only candidates in the race. 

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One who doesn't do it for the fame but instead for the betterment of a community; that's what a recipient of the Community Builder Award is made of.  Recently, the Big Spring Mason's Lodge presented this prestigious award to Vietnam Veteran Mike Tarpley, in recognition of the work he has don…

Grab a chair, tacklebox, a fishing pole and head on down to the Greater Big Spring Rotary’s Annual Kid’s Fishing Tournament at Comanche Trail Park. The fishing tournament will take place May 15 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

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The Big Spring Herald received the following press release from the Big Spring Police Department shortly following press time Thursday morning: On Sunday the 17th of April 2022 the Big Spring Police Department was made aware of allegations of Improper Relationship between Educator and Studen…

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Forsan Junior High students loaded up and headed out to compete in the TMSCA (Texas Math and Science Coaches Association) events, held in San Antonio. There were 14 students who competed, 12 who advanced to State, and three of them brought home medals.

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The People’s Convoy - a protest movement against strict COVID-19 restrictions, held a rally and camped at the Airpark on their way through Howard County Tuesday evening.

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For the second year in a row, youthful gourmet chefs from the Big Spring school district have met at Big Spring High School for a culinary competition organized by the district's food service provider, Aramark.

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Fire In the Hole is the name of the One-Act Play that a cast of students from Sands CISD took to UIL District competition...and that they will be taking to Regionals on April 23. 

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On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott amended the Wildfire Disaster Declaration he issued March 18 – and previously amended March 21 and March 27 – to include several more counties, including Howard County as well as Andrews, Borden, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Martin, Midland, Reagan, Run…

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“We the People…” is a statement that is the driving force - literally - behind the convoy that is heading across the nation. The People's Convoy was welcomed into Big Spring and has set up at the McMahon - Wrinkle Airpark and Industrial Park. A community rally will be held at 7 p.m. for thos…

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Annual Cars & Stars fundraiser a success Saturday

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Stanton Police are turning to local residents for information regarding an aggravated robbery at a residence in the 200 block of S. College St. in Stanton which took place on March 22.

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STANTON — Friday is the due date for students to submit their essays for the 2022 Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District scholarship contest. All graduating seniors who attend a school within the district (Forsan, Grady, Sands and Stanton) are invited and encouraged to partici…

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Editor's note: CORRECTION: In Wednesday's print edition of the Herald, the headline accompanying this article incorrectly stated "Cars & Stars coming Friday." The event is scheduled Saturday, April 2.

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Almost 50 years later – 47 to be exact – Vietnam Veterans at Lamun Lusk Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home were recognized during a Vietnam Veteran ceremony. The Disabled American V of Big Spring presented more than 70 Vietnam Veterans with a commemorative pin as a sign of appreciation for th…

The Big Spring High School UIL Academic team dominated the competition in route to winning the District 3-4A Academic Spring Meet this past Wednesday.   Amassing over 800 points, the team beat its closest competitor by close to 500 points.

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Howard County Library is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, the computer room closes at 5:30 p.m.. You may reach us at 432-264-2260 and our fax number is 432-264-2263. Please visit our website at http://howard-county.ploud.net and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HowardCo…

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The Forsan Buffalo Band placed 2nd place in Area competition in Amarillo.  The band will advance to state in the Alamodome in November. 

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Due to utility crews working on a water line repair, Main Street from 11th Street to 12th Street will be closed to thru traffic.  Traffic will be detoured around the work zone until repairs are completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your patience while work is completed. …

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Scenic Mountain Medical Group hosted the annual Pink for a Purpose event on Wednesday afternoon,  before the monthly Alive After 5. 

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Large/Bulk Item Pick up continues this month, taking place in District 4. Residents in District 4 will need to schedule their pick up no later than 5 p.m. Oct. 18 in order to have items picked up.

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When they meet Thursday evening, Big Spring ISD school board members will hear a report on how the district's students are progressing academically so far this school year.

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There has been a large water main leak on the west side of Big Spring. Residents in the area from Andree Street to the I-20 Service Road will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are repaired. Utility crews will shut off water service and start repairs within the hour.  We a…

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National Newspaper Week is Oct.  3-9 ... we want to extend our appreciation to our community for the support over the years. 

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The Howard County Library will open their doors to the public beginning Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.

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The annual Prairie Dog Fly-In drew in community members and pilots from around the area to the Big Spring Airport terminal. 

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The City of Big Spring issued a notification to water customers and residents of Big Spring on Thursday morning. The notification stated a maximum contaminant level in the city's drinking water.

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